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Episode 13: a Global Covid-19 Responder, a High School Student, and a Chinese Medicine Provider — Amelia, Jules and Matt

This is a very special episode of You and Me and Everyone We Know , an audio diary made by everyday people living through the Covid-19 pandemic. In today’s episode, we hear from a family of three. Amelia is helping World Vision coordinate a global Covid-19 response. Jules, her son, is adjusting to life as a high school student during a pandemic. And Matt is adjusting his Chinese Medicine practice to help Covid-19 patients get through the disease. Press play below to listen to the latest episode (or find it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, and Stitcher): (If you received this through email, tap…

What I learned from my high school drum line director

I just fell down a rabbit hole on my high school Drumline Director’s Facebook page. Jeffery Scott Dudley is leaving Belton High School after more than twenty years of teaching kids to play music. Right now he’s the Director of Bands at BHS, but when I met him in the summer of 1995, he was a teacher I’d never heard of who asked me at band tryouts to clap to the beat. I clapped; he smiled. He put me on his list of students who could keep rhythm, a kid with drumming potential. I was 10. I felt discovered. That…